Sticky Spiked Apple Cake and Saving Money in the Kitchen

This Time Last Year

How about a sticky spiked double-apple cake with brown sugar brandy sauce to kick off the fall? Yes, that's our plan too. See that recipe from a year ago this week, plus good resources on baking bread, recipes with fresh feta cheese, what to do with green tomatoes, a website that helps coordinate meals for people, and saving money in the kitchen with Craigslist.

• All about bread: How to shape a round loaf, and have you tried the whole wheat no-knead bread?

• Clever flex-it measuring cups.

• Four recipes with feta cheese.

Mealbaby: making it easier to share food with people who need a homecooked meal.

Miso potato salad with yellow wax beans. Also, sweet potato with maple-pecan-shallot butter. Awesome lunch!

• Do you leave the dishes to the next morning?

• Steak can be a frugal meal.

• Fabulous apple recipes: Sticky spiked double-apple cake with brown sugar brandy sauce and tarte aux pommes. Plus, crab apples poached in sweet wine.

• Great appetizer! Butternut squash and Parmesan dip.

• Why farmers and grocery stores still stock Red Delicious apples.

• A few ways that Craigslist can save you money in the kitchen.

• A beautiful (and cheap) spice storage solution.

Kitchen tour with a jam-maker.

What to do with green tomatoes.

Ricotta, fig, and honey breakfast tartine.

• What's your favorite eating apple?

See the whole week's archive: October 12-19, 2008

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.